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Some prisoners have earned the right to vote, so let them | Jonathan Aitken

PUBLISHED May 24, 2012

The latest round of the row on votes for prisoners is much ado about nothing for the inmates of Britain's jails. The vast majority of prisoners do not even want to vote. But on Tuesday the European court of human rights upheld its original ruling that the blanket ban was illegal and gave the UK a six-month ultimatum to act. So this will soon become a great to-do for the inmates of HMP Westminster.

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